Hip DM

Femoral-Acetabular Impingement (FAI)

What is Hip Impingement or FAI?

Hip impingement, or femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), is a deformity of the hip joint that limits the joint's normal range of motion. FAI may be caused from an improperly-shaped socket and an improperly-shaped femur head.


Arthroscopic Surgery for Femoral-Acetabular Impingement (FAI): a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to identify and correct problems in the hip joint, such as a torn labrum or damaged articular cartilage, that commonly result from FAI.

Surgical Dislocation and Debridement for FAI: Surgical dislocation and debridement for FAI is a procedure used to remove excess bone growth and reshape the hip joint to allow for proper joint movement.

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Appointment Resources

Once you have scheduled your appointment with one of our hip doctors, please use the link below to obtain our new patient forms and browse through our tips and preparation suggestions for your appointment.

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